de- + roof
deroof (third-person singular simple present deroofs, present participle deroofing, simple past and past participle deroofed)
- (transitive) To remove part of the outer wall of (a cyst, etc.) to aid healing.
2013 August 2, Nishchit Hegde, Bharati Hiremath, “Primary peritoneal hydatidosis”, in BMJ Case Reports, volume 2013, DOI:10.1136/bcr-2013-200435:
- The patient was managed by a combination of preoperative and postoperative antihelminthic therapy along with laparotomy, cyst deroofing, toileting and omentoplasty.